LEARNING FROM INTELLIGENT MINDS – MANDATORY!

Thomas Sowell is one of the great social theorists of our age. He wrote a remarkable 36 books in a career spanning more than a half-century, covering economic history and social inequality to political theory, race, and culture. Jason Riley's latest book, Maverick, showcases Sowell's most significant writings and traces the life events that shaped his ideas and resulted in a Black orphan from the Jim Crow South becoming one ...

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AMERICA’S MILLIONAIRES – A RAINBOW OF COLORS!

There are numerous strategies to achieve financial freedom.  I worked my way up the corporate ladder, where some days can be compared to sitting in a cave with deadly snakes!  Some of you have started successful businesses (Congratulations), and others will do so. A few of you may get lucky investing in something like Dogecoin at the right time and selling at the peak!   Regardless of your path, it is IMPERATIVE you have ...

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EIGHT GREAT COMPANIES AND STOCKS, BUT……

When I googled the ten wealthiest Americans, I found all EARNED their billionaire status because of ONE stock.  Eight of the ten were founders of their companies and year over year grew their earnings and profits. Most years, their stock price increased, and their stocks beat, often whipped the S&P 500 returns. The good news, you can become an owner of any of these companies, if after careful research they pass your muster!

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EIGHT GREAT COMPANIES AND STOCKS, BUT……

When I googled the ten wealthiest Americans, I found all EARNED their billionaire status because of ONE stock.  Eight of the ten were founders of their companies and year over year grew their earnings and profits. Most years, their stock price increased, and their stocks beat, often whipped the S&P 500 returns. The good news, you can become an owner of any of these companies, if after careful research they pass your muster!

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INTRODUCING IN THE CHAMPION’S CORNER – WEALTH-BUILDING POWERS PODCAST

In 2019, I started a financial literacy blog to share my life lessons on building wealth. I'm now transitioning to add a podcast for those who enjoy listening versus reading.  The goal here is to help you improve your financial and investment knowledge, make better decisions than I did in my younger days, and, most importantly, acquire financial freedom.  

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A ROTH IRA WILL IGNITE THE ENGINE FOR YOUR KIDS FINANCIAL FREEDOM

Apple has delivered an average return of 43.5 percent per year for the past ten years. Suppose you or your parents invested $100 per month during those ten years in Apple stock and placed it in a ROTH IRA.  You would have contributed $12,000.00 principal—but more importantly, have accumulated an investment gain of $190,211.00 with a total account value of $202,211.00.    When you reach retirement age (59.5 years), you will owe ZERO dollars in taxes on ...

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